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and filibuster. >> shifting again, gun reform. joe biden met yesterday with gun reformers today with the nra. an issue obama is sticking his neck out for for the first time really in his white house tenure. this has not been an issue that has treated democrats well at the polls. i'm wondering if there is any concerns from 2014 from a democratic leadership perspective because obama is lame duck he doesn't have to werery about it but you do. >> i think we should take it straight on just the way the president and vice president said. law abiding gun owners don't like what happened in connecticut. they don't like what happened in colorado. they don't like what they see happening today. so it's not just folks who are concerned as i am living in a big city of the level of gun violence. we need to prevent that gun violence and we could take some very sensible measures to do that which gun owners support. gun owner, even those who are members of the nra, support background checks to make sure that violent criminals, people who have severe mental disabilities aren't getting their hands on guns that w
and statements from nra officials, can you have a constructive dialogue? >> i invited him to come and appear before my committee. this is going to be a real hearing. i will urge senators on both sides of the issue to be there and ask real questions. i do not need work for the sake of symbolism. i want a real hearing. we need a real dialogue. i was upset. i saw an op-ed criticizing president obama's children for having security. i agree with her. there are areas where the president's family should be off limits. they should be protected. can imagines what it would look like around the world if something happened to either the president or a member of his family? it is not going to be a platform. i hope they will answer questions. they have a duty to be truthful to answer questions. i hope they will accept my invitation. >> then you move to legislation. will you do individual laws? >> let's see how much we can put into individual bills. people will vote it up or vote it down. everybody has talked about and nobody has done anything about it. >> what do you make of the criticism that some say yo
. members of the nra's support background checks to make sure that violent criminals to make sure the people who have severe mental disabilities are not getting their hands on guns and we do not know about. most americans support closing the gun show local, which allows people to purchase weapons without having to undergo a background check. if you do sensible things, whether you or sportsmen who was always had guns in the house, or whether you are someone who is law-abiding and wants to protect yourself, you're going to support the sensible measures. it is time for us to stop the violence. if we have set a one child's life, we have done some good. -- saved one child poe's life, we have done some good. -- child's life, we have done some good. i do not think there is a gun owner in america who would say that an assault weapon has a place any other place and the battlefield. an assault weapon does not have a place in a school. an assault weapon does not have a place in a movie theater. an assault weapon does not have a place in a place of worship. most americans would say, it is time to make s
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